10 Instagrammable Spots You Have to Check Out in Penang

Apart from Instagram-worthy cafes, Penang has plenty of Instagrammable spots that you can visit to up your Instagram game.

1. Frog Hill

Located in the mainland of Penang, this abandoned quarry is a hidden gem with gorgeous views. It’s a rather steep hike up the hill so make sure to put on a pair of trusty sneakers. Trust me, you won’t regret the hike as you will be rewarded with stunning pictures from up top.

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2. Permatang Rawa

A short drive from Frog Hill, this paddy field is a lovely spot to enjoy the rural fields and a great place for pictures as well!

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3. Penang Street Art

The streets of Penang houses many distinctive street arts that are perfect for picture-taking. Take a slow stroll down Armenian Street and Lebuh Chulia to admire these street arts. However, if you’re looking to explore, rent a bicycle at the bicycle rental shop (beside The China House) and cycle to all the spots shown in the Penang street art map below.

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4. Tan Jetty

There are a few jetties in Penang and Tan Jetty is one that you cannot miss.Stop by during the evening to catch a magnificent sunset,and take some pictures here as the jetty is aesthetic and perfect for a sunset shot.

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5. Penang Hill

Be adventurous by hiking up or if you’re lazy, take the train to this destination where you will get to wow your followers with a picturesque panoramic shot of Penang from the top of Penang Hill.

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6. Penang’s Peranakan Museum

Take a walk down memory lane at Penang’s Peranakan Museum where you can marvel at Baba Nyonya antique and take gorgeous shots at the open patio.

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7. Penang’s Avatar Secret Garden

You will be transported to Pandora when you arrive Penang’s Avatar Secret Garden. Inspired by the movie Avatar, this secret garden is dazzled with colourful lights that will make your friends green with envy when they see your pictures.

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8. Yacht Clubt at Straits Quay Marina

Pose as a wealthy socialite as this luxurious yacht club. Once you’re done snapping your pictures, sip on coffee at one of the cafes in this mall-cum-marina in Penang.

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9. Kek Lok Si Temple

This temple is one of the largest Buddhist religious site in South East Asia and each corner has its own charming style that’s worth taking pictures of.

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10. Hin Bus Depot

Originally a bus depot, this place has now transformed into a unique creative art space. There are instagram-worthy cafes here as well as several spots where you can take your #ootd shots.

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